Democracy Now! Monday, October 6, 2003
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Israel Warplane Bombs Syria for First Time in 30 Years
Israel Bombs Syria for the First Time in 30 Years in Major Escalation of Conflict
Syrian expert Patrick Seale discusses the impact on the bombing raid which came hours after a Palestinian attorney blew herself up in Haifa killing 19 people on the eve of Yom Kippur.
Remains of 419 Enslaved Africans Re-Buried at the African Burial Ground in New York City
The skeletons of hundreds of enslaved Africans discovered 12 years ago during construction of a building in New York City were reinterred at the African Burial Ground in a solemn ceremony on Friday.
100,000 Immigrant Workers and Supporters Demand Change to Nation's Immigration Laws
Demonstrations on Friday and Saturday were the climax of the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride, a two-week journey of nearly 900 immigrants and their supporters across the country to challenge the nation’s immigration laws.
Schwarzenegger Accused of Involvement in $9B California Swindle with Enron's Ken Lay
Investigative reporter Greg Palast reveals how Republican gubernatorial candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger is part of a larger scheme to help Enron and other power companies avoid paying back $9 billion in illicit profits by replacing Gov. Gray Davis.
Arnold Denies Allegations That he "Admired" Hitler
Schwarzenegger was quoted as saying he “admired” Hitler in a 1975 transcript of an interview while filming the documentary “Pumping Iron.” We speak with Martin Lee, author of “The Beast Reawakens: Fascism’s Resurgence from Hitler’s Spymasters to Today’s Neo-Nazi Groups and Right-Wing Extremists”